epigenomics

In an epigenome-wide association study of depression, the researchers tied DNA methylation to disease symptoms and suggested a role for axon guidance disruption.

Researchers found that individuals with unexplained neurodevelopmental disorders and congenital anomalies had an enrichment of de novo epivariations.

The SurfaceChIP-seq method enables inputs down to 30 cells as well as the ability to analyze multiple histone modifications in parallel.

In Genome Biology this week: approach to analyze alternative polyadenylation, algorithm to predict transcriptomic structural variations, and more.

The Universal Influenza Vaccine Initiative, led by Vanderbilt and the Human Vaccines Project, has turned to omics and AI to create more effective flu vaccines.

Earlier this week, the company's scientific co-founders published an improved version of the ATAC-seq method that allows them to analyze frozen tissue.

VISION aims to provide validated regulatory modules, quantitative models for gene regulation, and guides for translating research from mouse models to human.

Dartmouth researchers characterized 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine marks in more than two dozen glioblastoma samples.

Researchers have released new tools for analyzing epigenomic data as part of the International Human Epigenome Consortium.

In Genome Biology this week: single-cell transcriptomic study of embryonic stem cell differentiation, epigenome-wide association study of schizophrenia, and more.

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In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.